Big rocks


Caving can be very dangerous, so it is important to have proper technique along with good equipment. Caving with other people is also helpful in staying safe. Consider connecting with an area grotto to find experienced individuals to learn from before exploring. Pigeon Mountain Grotto Pigeon Mountain Grotto meets on the first Friday of each…

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Lost Wall

Crockford-Pigeon Mountain WMA

The Crockford-Pigeon Mountain Wildlife Management Area, designated by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources as a conservation area, is a key part of the recreational activities in Walker County. Covering 20,000 acres, the conservation area provides opportunities for caving, camping, hiking, horseback riding, rock climbing, and endless other adventures. *While there is no admission price…

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Overview of Walker County

Hang Gliding

Hang gliding is a fun way to experience the outdoors and Walker County offers an excellent opportunity for it! A launch point for experienced hang gliders is located at the top of Pigeon Mountain, along with a landing zone at the bottom. A high vertical launch point made up of majestic rock formations makes for…

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People at the water fall

Lula Lake Land Trust

Lula Lake Land Trust is an 8,000 acre watershed located on Lookout Mountain. Lula Lake provides visitors with an opportunity to hike, visit a picturesque waterfall and even cycle on some trails. One of the highlights of the land trust is the Chattanooga Connector Trail, which helps join several areas in North Georgia and Tennessee.…

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Person on Queen City Lake

Queen City Lake

Located in Lafayette, Queen City Lake is a premier spot for water activities such as boating and fishing. The lake, which is open sunrise to sunset, is perfect for enjoying the water on a beautiful summer day. Originally established as reservoir for Lafayette, the city allows for the body of water to be used as…

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Someone Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

Rocktown Rocktown, located within the Crockford-Pigeon Mountain Wildlife Management Area, is a popular location for rock climbers in the Appalachian Plateau region. It is comprised of several acres of rock, formed from years of geological activity and natural development. These changes in the earth created a unique opportunity for rock climbing and bouldering for beginners and…

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Softball players on field in Rock Spring


Walker County offers a variety of sports opportunities including: golf, disc golf, basketball, baseball, softball and many more. Various recreational departments and associations also present wonderful chances to get involved in the community. Recreation Departments Lafayette Parks and Recreation Department Contact: (706) 639-1590 Location: 638 South Main Street, LaFayette Chickamauga Recreation Association Contact: Location:…

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Zahnd Wildlife

Zahnd Wildlife Management Area

The Zahnd Wildlife Management Area is maintained by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. The 1,387 acre site corresponds with the Crockford-Pigeon Mountain WMA. Zahnd is primarily used for hunting and fishing. Zahnd WMA Map Hunting Regulations Hunting Season Dates Hunting or Fishing License Harvest Results Return to Recreation

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Path to canoe

West Chickamauga Creek

The West Chickamauga Creek flows through a significant portion of Walker County, adding an aquatic view to the scenic foliage. The creek is available for kayaking and canoeing. A launch point for the creek is located behind Lee and Gordon’s Mills in Chickamauga. The West Chickamauga Creek also flows through the Chickamauga Battlefield, giving the creek…

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